Christmas Crack is a wonderfully addictive holiday treat, blending sweet and salty flavors with layers of caramel and chocolate, topped with festive decorations. Its name comes from how quickly it gets devoured at gatherings. This classic recipe is straightforward and a joy to make and eat.
For serving, break it into bite-size pieces and present on a festive platter. It’s great by itself, but pairs well with hot cocoa, milk, or even with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for an extra treat. Its variety of textures and tastes makes it a standout at any holiday event.
Christmas Crack Recipe:
1 sleeve of Ritz crackers
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup chocolate chips
Your choice of candy topping
Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line an 8×8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
Lay the Ritz crackers in a single layer in the dish.
Melt butter and brown sugar in a saucepan, bringing it to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes without stirring.
Evenly pour the caramel mixture over the crackers. Bake for 5 minutes to set the caramel.
Take it out of the oven, scatter chocolate chips over the top, and return to the oven for 2 minutes to soften the chocolate.
Spread the melted chocolate evenly across the surface.
Add your choice of candy topping.
Let it cool and then break into smaller pieces. For quicker cooling, you can refrigerate it.
Enjoy this delectable Christmas Crack, a perfect sweet-salty treat to brighten your holiday celebrations.